Quinoa in a Jar


Quinoa, along with millet and spelt, is one of my favourite ancient grains, mostly because of its versatility, health properties, and the fact that it is super easy to prepare. Gluten-free bakery, Lemonade, does some wonderful quinoa granola (with coconut flakes, cranberries, and pumpkin seeds), quinoa bread and chocolate chip cookies, but my favourite way to eat quinoa is in a simple salad.



Because of Stella’s allergies, we find ourselves visiting Dr. Maja at Healing Paws quite regularly. On one particular day when we were there around dinnertime, I discovered Café Divano right next door and their fantastic Mediterranean quinoa salad. It’s got a very light dressing, lots of diced bell peppers, cucumber, and tomato, and it’s topped with a sprinkling of feta. And recently, they’ve started serving it in little mason jars – yummy and adorable!

Lemonade Gluten-Free Bakery
3385 Cambie Street
Vancouver BC

Café Divano
101-101 Klahanie Drive
Port Moody, BC

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